- A woman, Gugu Ngubane, wished her grandmother a happy birthday on social media
- Ngubane revealed her granny turned a whopping 106 years old on Thursday
- She posted snaps of the lockdown birthday celebrations on Facebook and inspired South Africans
A woman, Gugu Ngubane, has taken to Facebook to wish her grandmother, and the woman who raised her a happy birthday.
The lady, who hails from Durban, KwaZulu-Natal, gushed about her granny who turned 106 years old.
Ngubane posted snaps of her gogo on the special day and opened up about the influence she is in her life.
Her post was captioned:
"Happy whopping 106 gogo wami. My prayer warrior. It is through you that I know what motherly unconditional love is. You could have decided otherwise but took me into your arms when I was just an infant. Thank you for all the moral lessons, mostly UTHANDO that you have given me. I can write a whole book ngawe, my Encyclopedia. I can never thank you enough."
Take a look at the post below:
Ngubane also wrote about the centenarian's birthday on the #ImStaying Facebook page and South Africans flooded the comment section with happy birthday messages.
Melissa Ellis commented:
"Happy birthday beautiful lady. Be blessed."
Sashini Pather wrote:
"Happy birthday gorgeous, your smile is priceless. May you have more beautiful memories and blessed day ahead!"
Tracey Mohanlall said:
"Happy birthday Ma. Wishing you God's richest and choicest blessings. Take pictures and videos of her so the future generation knows how awesome she is dear."
Previously, Briefly.co.za reported on another centenarian. A 104-year-old woman in Italy defied all odds to stay alive after testing positive for coronavirus.
The woman, identified as Ada Zanusso, has now become the world's oldest person to survive the potentially deadly virus.
Ada was exhibiting symptoms of Covid-19 when her son suspected that she could have been infected.
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